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FULL LIST: Lagos sets up COVID-19 testing centres across 20 LGAs

FULL LIST: Lagos sets up COVID-19 testing centres across 20 LGAs
April 20
11:47 2020
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The Lagos state government has established COVID-19 testing centres across the 20 local government areas (LGAs) in the state.

The state government announced the information via its official Twitter handle, on Sunday.

It said the decision to establish the testing sites across the LGAs is geared towards increasing testing capacity in the state.

The government said the centres are meant for those who fit the case definition of COVID-19.

It added that “visit to these centres is strictly by appointment and it’s not for emergency cases”.

“In order to increase COVID-19 testing capacity in Lagos, the State Government has set up sampling stations in the 20 local government areas, for citizens who fit the case definition of COVID-19, to visit and drop samples for testing,” the tweet read.

Below is the full list of testing centres:

S/NO LGA NAME OF WALK-IN-SITE ADDRESS
1. Somolu Wright Memorial PHC Emmanuel Str, Somolu
2. Ifakoijaiye lfako Mini Stadium College Rd b/side Ifako GH
3. Ojo Ojo PHC 1 Rest House, Ojo
4. Etiosa Ikota Primary School LekkiEpe Expressway
5. Surulere Surulere Local Council 24, Alhaji Masha Rd, Secretariat Surulere
6. Kosofe Ogudu Area Office By Ogudu Roundabout
7. Amuwoodofin AmuwoOdofin LGA 41 Rd, Festac Town
8. Ikorodu ItaElewa PHC and Igbobo PHC Oriwu Rd, Ikorodu and 32, Bola Ahmed Way, Igbogbo
9. Lagos Island Igalduganran PHC 151/152 Adeniji Adele Rd, Lagos Island
10. Epe Epe PHC Epe/Ijebu-Ode Expressway by Old Oba’s Palace
11. Lagos Mainland Simpson PHC 1, Glover Rd, by Simpson Str, EbuteMetta
12. Ajeromifelodun Akere PHC 106, Baale Str, OluwaAkere
13. Ibejulekki Awoyaya Mayfair Estate Beside First Bank
14. Apapa Apapalganmu LCDA Secretariat 41, Gaskiya Rd, Badia Apapa
15. Oshodi-Isolo Ajibulu PHC 1, AjibuluStr, Mafoluku0shodi
16. Ikeja Ikeja LGA Secretariat 2/3 Obatemi Awolowo way
17. Agege Sango PHC 2, BalogunStr, Pen Cinema, Agege
18. Bagagry Ajara Flagship Centre 1, WandeStr, opposite 100 Shops, Ajara, Badagry
19. Mushin Isolo Road PHC, and Odi-Olowo LCDA Secretariat Isolo Rd, near Zone D Police Command, Mushin Ilupeju.
20 Alimosho Bola Ahmed Tinubu PHC, Ipaja Mini Stadium, RaufAregbesola PHC, Meiran PHC, Ijegun PHC, and Helen Aderonke PHC Vulcanizer B/Stop, Egbeda; Fela Field Ipaja; 1, Powerline Rd, Okunola MosanOkunola; 1, Meiran Rd, Meiran; 30, KudeyibuStr, Transformer B/Stop, old (solo Rd, ljegun Along Ejigbo Rd, b/side Olorunfunmi Primary School, OPC junction, ldimu B/Stop

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 86 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday evening bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 627.

Lagos has the highest toll, with 376 cases.

While a total 170 patients have been discharged in the country, 21 patients have died from the virus.

Checks by TheCable showed that despite increased COVID-19 testing in Nigeria, the country has tested fewer people than Djibouti, a country with a population of less than 1 million people.

TheCable understands that Nigeria, with only 7,153 people tested as of April 19, has remained one of the worst performers in the world when it comes to COVID-19 testing.

Official figures also show that Ghana, South Africa, Egypt, Ethiopia, have carried out more tests than Nigeria has.

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